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The Intensity (and Intendancy) of Actions

“Preach the Gospel at all times. When necessary, use words.”
~ attributed to St. Francis of Assisi

This is one of my favorite quotes, and a lofty goal at best. The gist, as I interpret it, is that we speak constantly, regardless of whether or not we open our mouths. Those that profess to be Christians are held to, and often fail to uphold, the higher standard of He whose name we bear.

But the essence of this sentiment applies just as easily to any interaction of life.

Just the other day, as we were wrapping up the day at the book store, one of our employees asked when we might be finished so she could call her boyfriend to come pick her up. I told her we were fairly close and just give him a call now. She hesitated.

“What’s up?” I asked.

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Just 20 Seconds (borrowed from Randy Bohlender)

I ran across this post from Randy Bohlender this morning and I thought it was excellent.  I thought about trying to rewrite it into my own words but, hey, you can’t improve on perfection.  If you like it too, he’s worth a follow at http://randybohlender.com/

Thanks Randy . . .

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